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Bloomberg
Dec 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
that you are pointing to says, what we need to do is andte growth in the economy growth in the economy will take care of all of the a prop -- all of the problems that stand is worried about. it will not take care of all the problems i'm talking about. i am very sympathetic to what larry is saying, who i consider a friend. he -- to get too number numbery. 40 years ago, this is an argument very would be sympathetic to. 40 years ago we spent 42% on government investment. that would include things like infrastructure, education, r&d. we spent about 30% on transfer payments to the elderly. we now spend 68% on transfer payments but investments are down to 15%. so, i think to larry's point, what did we get out of the investment? we got the internet, gps, the human genome. >> that is where you agree? >> i totally agree. if you look at the sequester -- >> investments are worthwhile and crucial to our future. >> yes, but we are cutting the investment so we can continue to let transfer payments to the elderly grow at a rapid rate. we cannot do both. >> or we are cutting the investments because we
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 12:00am PST
in the economy and the growth in the economy will take care of all the problems that stan is worried about. >> okay, so, a, it won't take care of all the problems i'm talking about. b, i'm very sympathetic -- >> rose: i'm simplifying that a little bit. >> i'm sympathetic to what larry is saying, who i consider a friend. i hate to get too number-y here, stock? so 40 years ago -- and this is an argument larry would be very sympathetic to. 40 years ago we spent 32% of federal outlays on investment, government investment. that would include things like infrastructure, education, r&d. >> rose: science exploration. >> rose: and we spent about 30% on transfer payments to the elderly. >> we now spend 68% on transfer payments but investments are down to 15%. so i think to larry's point, what did we get out of the investment? well, we got the internet. we got g.p.s., we got the human genome. >> rose: so that's where you agree with him. >> i totally agree. and if you look at the sequester -- >> rose: that the investments are worthwhile and important and crucial to our future. >> yes, but we are cutti
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 12:00am PST
on over 4300 stocks. learn more at the street.com/nbr. >>> growing stronger, the u.s. economy grows at its fastest pace since early 2012, but is the 3.6% rate as strong as it appears? and why do american businesses still seem so hesitant? >> protests over pay. fast food workers strike in the biggest push yet for higher wages. they want $15 an hour. they average around $9 now. what a big raise would mean for
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